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The 2019 Distinguished Young Woman of Scott County, Olivia Triplett, is one of 30 young women from across Mississippi who will be vying to become the next Distinguished Young Woman of Mississippi and represent the state in the national...

Carolyn Cooper has been a mainstay with the the Mississippi Second Chancery Court District as the court’s administrator for 23 years.

During July 4 range activities Precision Shooting Center held AR-15 Affirmation Day by having only AR-15 rifles shot from 1- 4 pm.

The Mississippi Marlins 10UAA baseball team competed in the 2018 Grand Slam World Series of Baseball in Panama City Beach, FL on June 18-24. The Marlins finished 1st in the 10AA division and placed 5th overall out of 25 teams.

Luke Reynolds, pictured here with Jaron Madison, Chicago Cubs Scouting Director, recently signed his first Major League Baseball contract.

The City of Forest has been awarded the highly competitive 2018 Healthy Hometown Award sponsored by Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi.

Legal Notices July 11




Pursuant to the abandoned  Motor Vehicle Act the following  vehicles to be sold on July 19,  2018 at 10:00 a.m. at Anthony's, 154 West Street, Sebastopol, MS 39359.


VIN# 1D4HD48NX4F225868

MAKE: 2004 Dodge Durango

VIN# 2G1WH55K649259087

MAKE: 2004 Chevrolet Impala


Terms of the sale are cash  and no checks will be accepted. We reserve the right to refuse any and all bids. All sales  are final. No refunds will be  made. Said automobiles will  be sold as is condition with no  guarantees.


Classified Ads July 11


FOR SALE - 3 BR/ 2 BA home  Morton area. $115,000. Newly  Remodeled with patio and  pool in great neighorhood. Call  601-940-1421.


3 BR/2 BA for rent with all appliances. No pets. References  and deposit required. Call  601-469-1164.


FOR RENT OR LEASE -  COMMERCIAL WAREHOUSE. Good location! Off  Hwy 35 on Hill St. Call David  at DC Pawn 601-469-5450



FOR RENT- 1 Br. furnished  trailer. Deposit, no pets.  601-479-5096


FOR RENT- 2 Bd 2 Ba trailer.  Ringgold Comm. Partially furnished, no pets. 601-479-5096


Arrest Report July 4

The following individuals were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center June 21 – June 27. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.


John Dillion Alford, 25, 330 MC Lum Rd, Morton MS, Multi-Count.

Community Calendar

July 3


Rock and Roll Red, White and Blue! Featuring R&R Trio, Irene Martin, keyboard; James Watson, guitar and David Gilliam, drums. In partnership with Forest Community Arts at Forest Public Library on Tuesday, July 3 at 7:00 p.m. This is a Backdoor Event!  Summer salads and iced tea will be served.